The auditors mostly stopped short of issuing formal findings but identified multiple irregularities in how records requests seem to have been handled.
The financial burden of defending against allegations that a college mishandled a sexual-misconduct case can be significant, a new analysis finds.
In June, the top civil-rights official at the Education Department told a meeting of college lawyers that she didn’t “foresee there being any new regulation or policy on the topic of racial preferences” in admissions.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly taking aim at colleges’ consideration of race in admissions. Here’s a look at where the issue stands.
Barely a year after the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to issue its final word on this form of affirmative action, the issue is back, following a Justice Department memo that seemed to promise Trump-administration investigations of colleges. Here’s all of The Chronicle’s coverage.
The Trump administration is responding to their frustrations about guidance on how to deal with sexual assaults, campus legal officials say.
Neil M. Gorsuch, a federal appellate judge who teaches at the University of Colorado Law School, could help shape academe for decades to come.
Two high-profile departures of Title IX administrators underscore the pressures that come with being a college’s "moral compass."
In the Obama administration’s waning months, hundreds of colleges remain under investigation. Legal challenges may change the landscape, but the government’s action has already left its mark.
Protests over race relations and debates over the rights of transgender people are among the campus issues fueling new conversations on longstanding civil-rights issues.
A deadlocked vote by the justices preserves a lower court’s ruling against a proposal that would have shielded from deportation many parents and siblings of college students.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the University of Texas both fleshes out how colleges can stay out of legal trouble and blunts some of the weapons used to attack affirmative action.
Updating our tracker has revealed insights into how investigations unfold and how some of them are resolved. Here are some of the most interesting examples.
The court's conservatives asked whether the government could do more to accommodate objections by religious colleges and others. The liberal justices suggested those groups are making excessive demands.
A trove of nearly 2,000 pages of communication obtained under the Freedom of Information Act shows increasingly difficult negotiations, with UVa ratcheting up the pressure on the Education Department to soften its findings.
The now-defunct university, which promised to "turn anyone into a successful real-estate investor," is the subject of lawsuits filed by the New York attorney general and former students in California.
The passing of the sharp-tongued Supreme Court justice doesn't alter the math of a ruling on the University of Texas at Austin's policy. The long-term conversation about race-conscious admissions is another story.
In revisiting a challenge to the University of Texas at Austin’s consideration of race, the justices pressed lawyers for data showing whether the policy is necessary.
A case involving affirmative action at the University of Texas gives the justices a chance to further limit colleges’ efforts to meet rising student demands for more diversity.
In hearing a challenge to race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas at Austin, the justices are likely to focus on applying established limits on such policies, not scrapping them.
States’ open-records laws often lack teeth. The absence of more controversies like the one in Illinois may simply reflect that hidden emails are staying hidden.
In a high-profile case at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, a star wrestler had been disciplined over charges that he assaulted a female student.